An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal, that seeks to influence the making of public policy.
Something of value one cannot get without joining an organization.
The social incentives or rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionship) that can lead people to join political organizations.
Money or things valued inn monetary terms.
A benefit that comes from serving a cause or principle.
Ideological Interest Groups
Political organizations that attract members by appealing to their political convictions or principles.
Public Interest Lobby
A political organization whose goals will principally affect nonmembers.
Radio or video clip of someone speaking.
Equal Time Rule
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate, they must sell equal time to other candidates.
If you gave one side of an issue, you have to give the other side as well.
Paying attention to only those new stories with which one already agrees.
The tendency of the national media to be suspicious of officials and eager to reveal unflattering stories about them.
Committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest group that raises and spends campaign money from voluntary donations.